Thai King Squashes Princess’s Political Bid To Become PM

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has denounced his older sister’s bid to run for Prime Minister in Thailand’s election in a statement on Friday, 8 February 2019. Princess Ubolratana Mahidol, aged 67, was nominated as a candidate for the Thaksin-alled Thai Raksa Chart Party, until the King intervened more than 12 hours later, saying it was…

Thailand Prepares For Royal Funeral in October

Thailand is still officially in mourning since the passing of King Bhumibol Adulyadej in October 2016 whose funeral rites and cremation will be held in Bangkok from 25 to 29 October 2017. The Thai Government has declared 26 October, the day of the Royal Cremation, as a public holiday to allow the people to take part…

Podcast: Norwegian Literature Ambassador, State Opening of Parliament & Koningsdag

A forthcoming Coronation later this year, Crown Princess Mette-Marit's new role, Emperor Akihito's abdication news, State Opening of Parliament in Britain, and Koningsdag (King’s Day). Thai Coronation King Maha Vajiralongkorn's forthcoming coronation will take place later this year. Watch this space for more details ... Norwegian Literature Ambassador Crown Princess Mette-Marit, who has organised the…

Podcast: Spanish Royal Visit, St Patrick’s Day Parade & Prince Richard’s Passing

Two state visits to Britain, Queen Elizabeth grants royal assent, sad news from Denmark, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a St Patrick's Day parade and more ... State Visits To Britain King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia will pay a state visit to the UK in June, after accepting an invitation from Queen…

Podcast: By:Larm, Prince Harry, Queen’s Baton Relay & Scottish Castle for Sale

Norway's Crown Prince Couple attend by:Larm, can Prince Harry marry a divorcee, the Queen's Baton, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visit Thailand, and a Scottish castle is for sale. Crown Prince Couple attend by:Larm Music Festival Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit attend a songwriting camp leading up to the by:Larm music festival. Kronprinsparet inviterte…

Podcast: Princess Anne’s Yacht Trouble, State Visit To Denmark & Prince Philip Strikes Again!

The last Tsarina's gift is sold, help when Princess Anne's Yacht breaks down, forthcoming royal visits, Prince Philip's latest joke and bad news about Princess Alexandra and the Duke of Kent. Tsarina's Christening Gift ... Sold! Find out in this week's show who bought the jewelled cutlery set and how much they paid after we…

2016 Royal Year In Review

Our tribute to the year that was including the birth of four royal babies, two weddings and four funerals. Royal Babies Bhutan's Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema welcomed their son, Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, The Gyalsey (heir apparent) on 5 February. We are delighted to share a special Kupar of our new born…

Podcast: Royal Baby, New Thai King & Prince Harry’s Visit Continues

A royal stuff-up at Windsor Castle, royal baby news, new Thai King proclaimed, Prince Harry's Caribbean visit continues, including technical difficulties. Royal Christmas Tree Controversy A right royal stuff-up when Coburg officials delivered a Christmas tree for Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle. Listen to this week's show to find out more details. See some of…

Podcast: Dutch Royal Visit, Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award & Thailand Mourns

Crown Princess Mary presents a prestigious award, thousands mourn the late King Bhumibol and details about the Dutch Royal Visit to Australia, especially Sydney. Hans Christian Anderson Literature Award Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presents this year's Award to Japanese author, Haruki Murakami. Find out about previous winners in this week's show. Embed from Getty…

Podcast: Grace Kelly Home Sold, Thailand Mourns, Prince Harry & A Visit To Poundbury

Grace Kelly home sold, Thailand in mourning, Prince Harry's forthcoming Caribbean visit, the Queen unveils a statue and Sarah, Duchess of York, in Sydney. Former Grace Kelly Home Sold Find out why Prince Albert of Monaco has bought his mother's childhood home. Princess Grace's father, John B Kelly, built the six-bedroom colonial-style mansion in 1935.…